GRE Word List


poised without visible support

The meaning of the word pendulous is poised without visible support.

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docketa brief written summary of a document : abstract
relinquishto withdraw or retreat from : leave behind
hindmostfarthest to the rear : last
run-downan item-by-item report or review : summary
obviateto anticipate and prevent (something, such as a situation) or make (an action) unnecessary
mashto reduce to a soft pulpy state by beating or pressure
palatethe roof of the mouth separating the mouth from the nasal cavity see hard palate
staticexerting force by reason of weight alone without motion
adjutanta staff officer in the army, air force, or marine corps who assists the commanding officer and is responsible especially for correspondence
idiosyncrasya peculiarity of constitution or temperament : an individualizing characteristic or quality